785 soapstone pros and cons Home Design Photos

Frank Valdes
Bay Village Renovation
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What is the name of the color of soapstone and where can I find it?
what is the name of this soapstone & where can I locate it?
what is the name of this color soapstone? It is very beautiful & warm.
How is the maintenance of the sink? Many water spots. Are there any challenges with having a soapstone sink? I love in CA and out water is very hard. Any advice would be greatly appreciated!
I have had a soapstone countertop in my kitchen for almost 14 years. I love it and recommend it to anyone with a well lit kitchen. It is a great surface for a working
Soapstone...stick with hues that are less green for more durability
Soapstone counters- pros and cons article.
Soapstone with a unique subway tile color makes a nice combination to consider.
“groves in soapstone for water drainage” — 1mimix7
Alison Hodgson
Soapstone counters
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climbing on this counter to reach hot chocolate and mugs in the cupboards above — not that that’s allowed.You can see the natural white veining of the soapstone; the more circular white spots are gouges. They aren’t particularly large or deep, but I feel them when I wipe the counter, and they do bug me a little
“soapstone” — maryesweet
Buckminster Green LLC
9 Reviews
Chestnut Hill kitchen
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What kind of soapstone...I love it.
HI, can you tell me the name of this soapstone and where was it quarried? Thanks so much!
Did you leave the soapstone un-oiled or is it that light
This sink is Soapstone. I don't really have experience with granite sinks, so I can't comment on that.
It is from Bucks County Soapstone - ...
pros and cons of countertop materials
Soapstone is a natural stone with mineral talc contents, providing the smooth feel of soap. Usually medium gray with a greenish cast, soapstone darkens to a deep charcoal color over time.
many articles on the Pros and Cons of different countertop materials.
soapstone counter turns dark "charcoal colour" over time
I love the look of soapstone, but not
“like soapstone” — fleetstark2
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South Shore Gambrel
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This is so light. What type of soapstone is this? Thank you.
Hello, Where did you get your beautiful soapstone?
who made the sink, is it soapstone?
What about water spots? I live out here in California and our water is solo hard. Does your soapstone show water rings and spots?
How well did the soapstone age given you left it un-oiled and lighter gray. Are you problems with spots from oils?
Pros: A natural stone sink — soapstone being the most common choice — can exactly match your countertop material and can give a kitchen an authentic period look. Cons: The material is costly, and
4. Natural stone. Pros: A natural stone sink — soapstone being the most common choice — can exactly match your
“windows” — dpatuto
Contemporary Kitchen
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Questions9
What type of soapstone was used for the countertops?
The un-oiled soapstone in this kitchen is beautiful. Do you know who the distributor is and what they call this variety?
I would like to know the type of soapstone as well. I've been looking around and have found name such as Amazon, Belvedier… any idea which this is?
I'm a big fan of soapstone!
construction for hundreds of years, and we don't see it coming to and end any time soon! It is simple soapstone that has not been oiled which gives it a weathered, industrial look. The majority of soapstone installed today is oiled giving it a darker finish that brings out the striations in the natural stone
Pros: Durability is soapstone's top bragging right. It's not unusual in the northeast parts of the U.S. to find soapstone sinks and wood-burning stoves from the 1800s
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Nolan Painting Inc.
6 Reviews
Interior Paint Projects
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What is the price of a beautiful counter of soapstone like this?
Soapstone costs about the same as a medium priced granite.
It's a lovely soapstone, too! The light gray color is very nice.
It is Mirasol black soapstone. The pictures below show it both oiled and honed. (We also have photos of Mirasol soapstone Spyder and Forest products under our profile.)
) Soapstone is suitable for kitchen countertops, bathrooms, fireplaces and all outdoor applications. It is also: durable, antibacterial, heat resistant, stain resistant, easy maintenance and 100% natural. Please feel free to contact us, we would love to provide you more information. Thanks! Mirasol
According to another response it is soapstone.
“Pendants” — mkptex
Mark Ashby Design
Scenic Drive Project
Ideabooks7,429
Questions8
What kind of soapstone is it?
Untreated soapstone counters paired with black cabinetry
Posible separation del pantry con escalera
love the soapstone, range, and hood!
Untreated soapstone counters
Soapstone counters left untreated
lighter gray soapstone is better
Soapstone countertop
untreated soapstone countertops
untreated soapstone counters.
soapstone counter tops
unfinished soapstone tops
soapstone counters with dark cabinets
darkwood and soapstone
these are soapstone...Soapstone counter...Soapstone counters
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Buckminster Green LLC
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Kitchen Backsplash
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What is the color on the trim and cabinet. Beautiful with soapstone
cleaning. Pros: Deck-mounted faucets provide a seamless look that’s especially well suited to contemporary kitchens (but they come in all styles). Cons: They occupy space on the countertop. Also, you may find an accumulation of water, dirt and grime between the faucet and the wall.
cleaning. Pros: Deck-mounted faucets provide a seamless look that’s especially well suited to contemporary kitchens (but they come in all styles).
faucet, make sure to allow more than a finger’s width behind the faucet for cleaning.Pros: Deck-mounted faucets provide a seamless look that’s especially well suited to contemporary kitchens (but they come in all styles). Cons: They occupy space on the countertop. Also, you may find an accumulation of water
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